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Pittsburgh Phamous with Phat Man Dee

Pittsburgh Phamous with Phat Man Dee

By Mandy Kivowitz-Delfaver
Join jazz vocalist, artivist provacatuer, and diva, Phat Man Dee, as she interviews Pittsburgh based musicians and artists about events of the day and their artistic processes! Listen as they perform music at The Rivers Edge internet radio studio in the Mr Small's Complex in Millvale, PA, and enjoy the jam session that ensues at the conclusion of each episode!
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Pittsburgh Phamous - an interview with Liz Berlin
For the third episode of Phat Man Dee's video podcast "Pittsburgh Phamous", Mandee interviews her friend and mentor, triple platinum, award winning, internationally renowned singer songwriter, educator, artist entrepreneur, Liz Berlin! Founder, partner, and touring Musician with Rusted Root, Co-Owner Of Mr. Smalls Theatre, Recording And Mastering Studio, Founder/Director, Creative.Life.Support, Liz Berlin's creativity has grown to be a viable force in any project she applies herself to.  As a solo artist, Liz has performed at several festivals including the H.O.R.D.E. Festival, Lilith Fair, and The Great Blue Heron Festival. In addition to her work with Rusted Root, she is also a member of Drowning Clowns which is fast becoming a regional draw and gaining international attention, having had their music featured in numerous skateboard videos by band member and professional skateboarder Evan Smith. Most recently, Liz teamed up with one of Pittsburgh's favorite jazz divas, Phat Man Dee, on a new project, “Social Justice Disco: Songs to Fight Fascists By”. Liz has put her experience and success to good use in her many other ventures as part owner of Mr. Small's Theatre and Mr. Smalls Recording and Mastering Studio in Pittsburgh, PA. National acts such as Interpol, Smashing Pumpkins, Dierks Bentley, Pierce The Veil, Manchester Orchestra, Arctic Monkeys, John Hiatt, My Chemical Romance, and Snoop Dogg have all drawn sold-out audiences to Mr. Smalls Theatre. And Mr. Smalls Recording Studio has hosted the likes of Roger Daltrey, Meatloaf, Anti-Flag, Black Eyed Peas, 50 Cent/G-Unit, Keller Williams and Ryan Adams. As the founder and director of Creative.Life.Support, the non-profit offshoot of Mr. Smalls, Liz received the Jefferson Award for Public Service in 2013, which was created by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, U.S. Senator Robert Taft, Jr., and Samuel Beard to establish a Nobel Prize for public and community service. Creative.Life.Support, provides positive recreational activities for the youth culture of the Pittsburgh area by bringing advanced technologies & opportunities in media arts to aspiring artists, athletes & creative professionals.  Among its activities are a non-profit record label, music camps, an on-going concert series, a college internship program, free recording classes for current and former foster kids, and associated artist programs. Please enjoy this episode where Mandee interviews Liz and to finish off their conversation Liz sings her solo compositions "In The Absence of a Fairytale" and "Newbury Street". To conclude this episode she and Mandee rock it on a cover of Buffalo Springfield's "For What it's Worth" . For more information on Liz's work: http://www.lizberlin.com/ For more information on Phat Man Dee: http://phatmandeemusic.com/ For more information on The Rivers Edge: https://www.riversedgepgh.com For more info on Creative Life Support and Mr Smalls Theatre: http://mrsmalls.com http://creativelifesupport.com Like, follow, share, comment!
43:19
February 27, 2020
Pittsburgh Phamous - an interview with Carolina Loyola Garcia and Jon Bañuelos
On this second episode of Phat Man Dee's video podcast "Pittsburgh Phamous", Mandee interviews the multi disciplinary vocalist, dancer, filmmaker, choreographer, educator and all around phenomenal artist Carolina Loyola Garcia, with her musical partner in beauty, guitarist Jon Bañuelos.  The songs performed on this episode are first "Tientos/Tangos", second "Historia de un Amor", and lastly with Phat Man Dee "Lo Bueno y lo Malo" This podcast was recorded at The Rivers Edge studio, in Mr Smalls Complex, in Milvale, Pennsylvania, by recording engineer Nick Graybeal.    Editing by Phat Man Dee Logo design by Danielle Robinson: http://www.daniellerobinsonart.com/ For more information on the artists featured: Carolina Loyola Garcia: http://www.carolinaloyolagarcia.net/ Jon Bañuelos: https://jonbanuelos.bandcamp.com/  Flamenco Pittsburgh: http://www.flamencopittsburgh.org/ Alba Flemenca: https://facebook.com/albaflamencapittsburgh/ For more information on Phat Man Dee: http://phatmandeemusic.com/  For more information on The Rivers Edge: https://www.riversedgepgh.com  For more info on Creative Life Support and Mr Smalls Theatre:  http://mrsmalls.com  http://creativelifesupport.com  Like, follow, share, comment!
45:35
February 5, 2020
Pittsburgh Phamous - an interview with Pastor Deryck Tines
For this inaugural episode of Phat Man Dee's video podcast "Pittsburgh Phamous", Mandee interviews the ever inspiring musical gospel artist and minister, Pastor Deryck Tines. Pastor Tines has been a staple in the musical and spiritual community of Pittsburgh for many years and at the time of this taping was preparing for his much anticipated release "We Shall Overcome". The CD Release event will occur on January 17, 2020 at Kingdom Gate Church, 733 South Ave, Wilkinsburg, PA.  This podcast was shot at The Rivers Edge studio, in Mr Smalls Complex, in Milvale, Pennsylvania, by recording engineer Nick Graybeal. Logo design by Danielle Robinson. For more information on Pastor Deryck Tines: http://www.derycktines.com/ For more information on Phat Man Dee: http://phatmandeemusic.com/ For more information on The Rivers Edge: https://www.riversedgepgh.com For more info on Creative Life Support and Mr Smalls Theatre: http://mrsmalls.com http://creativelifesupport.com Like, follow, share, comment!
46:32
January 16, 2020